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1. sleeping

noun. ['ˈsliːpɪŋ'] the state of being asleep.

Synonyms

  • sleep
  • slumber
  • dreaming

Antonyms

  • passive
  • active
  • wake
  • be active

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Words that Rhyme with Sleeping Pill

  • quenneville
  • gaitskill
  • pudwill
  • overbill
  • mcmil
  • mcdill
  • macdill
  • jabril
  • instill
  • grabill
  • goodwill
  • gambill
  • fulfill
  • downhill
  • distill
  • distil
  • courville
  • brizill
  • brazil
  • belleville
  • bastille
  • waddill
  • uphill
  • until
  • tamil
  • tallil
  • sunil
  • seville
  • refill
  • newill

Example sentences of the word sleeping-pill


1. Noun Phrase
A person taking sleeping pills may forget they have taken their medicine and inadvertently take a lethal dose.

2. Noun Phrase
Doctors try to avoid prescribing sleeping pills to children, opting instead for a natural cure to insomnia.

3. Noun Phrase
All of these sleeping pills list increased risk of suicide as a side effect.

4. Noun Phrase
Poisoning by sleeping pill overdose is the most-common method of suicide.

2. sleeping

noun. ['ˈsliːpɪŋ'] the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate.

Synonyms

  • noctambulism
  • activity
  • nap
  • drowse
  • bodily function
  • cat sleep
  • forty winks
  • doze
  • bodily process
  • somnambulation
  • body process
  • noctambulation
  • somniloquy
  • somniloquism
  • catnap
  • sleepwalking
  • snooze
  • short sleep
  • sleep talking

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

3. sleeping

adjective. ['ˈsliːpɪŋ'] lying with head on paws as if sleeping.

Synonyms

  • unerect

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • discontinuance

4. sleeping

noun. ['ˈsliːpɪŋ'] quiet and inactive restfulness.

Synonyms

  • dormancy
  • vegetation
  • repose
  • rest
  • quiescence
  • ease
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness
  • inaction

5. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size.

Synonyms

  • thing

Antonyms

  • empty
  • inessential

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

6. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet.

Synonyms

  • capsule
  • bolus
  • sleeping pill
  • lozenge
  • tab
  • dosage
  • dragee
  • sleeping capsule
  • sleeping tablet
  • sleeping draught
  • dose

Antonyms

  • permissive
  • unhealthful
  • bring to
  • discharge

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

7. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured.

Synonyms

  • load
  • onus
  • incumbrance
  • encumbrance

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

8. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] a contraceptive in the form of a pill containing estrogen and progestin to inhibit ovulation and so prevent conception.

Synonyms

  • contraceptive
  • Enovid
  • birth control device
  • preventative
  • contraceptive pill
  • Lo/Ovral
  • oral contraceptive pill
  • Lipo-Lutin
  • Demulen
  • anovulatory drug
  • Loestrin
  • oral contraceptive
  • contraceptive device
  • Ovrette
  • Norinyl
  • preventive
  • Modicon
  • progesterone
  • Micronor
  • Ovulen
  • anovulant
  • Nor-Q-D
  • Ovral
  • Ovocon
  • Norlestrin
  • prophylactic device

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)

9. pill

noun. ['ˈpɪl'] a unpleasant or tiresome person.

Synonyms

  • disagreeable person

Etymology

  • pilo (Latin)
  • pilus (Latin)
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